Female Vegan Athletes

5 Crazy Fit Female Vegetarian and Vegan Athletes

5 Crazy Fit Female Vegetarian and Vegan Athletes

There's a myth that vegans don't get enough nutrients, but then there's athletes like ultramarathoner Brendan Brazier, whose book Thrive explains how a plant-based diet helps improve performance and recovery when training, and superstar sprinter Carl Lewis, who credits a vegan diet for helping him win all those Olympic gold medals. Brendan and Carl are not the only ones to tout a plant-based lifestyle — check out how it has helped these five vegan and vegetarian female athletes stay fast and fit.

Sources: Getty, ruthheidrich.com

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